Istituto Internazionale di Ricerca, on the occasion of its 30th birthday, becomes IKN Italy (Institute of Knowledge & Networking). IKN Italy’s mission is to answer the needs of professionals to share experiences, develop new business opportunities and find moments of inspiration.
Creativity and innovation are the identifying features of the strategies followed by IKN Italy in all our events and training courses.
Our services and programs arise from continuous research into trends and market developments and through active listening to the needs of professionals.
New brand is launched for our 30th anniversary
Four new communities are formed to share insights, content and experiences: InsuranceClub, Planet Health, PharmaHub and UtiliTenergy
ESI International for Project Management is launched in Italy
Acquisition of UNI EN ISO 9001 Certification
First edition of Forum Banca
Informa Group Plc announces the acquisition of IIR Holdings with the goal of entering the business of conferences and training courses
PTI Brand is launched – specialising in the development of training courses for the Launch of the First MasterClass
First conference in the Telecom sector is launched in conjunction with the first edition of the Forum Retail
Launch of the first training course in the Project Management and in the area of Soft Skills. Also Launched of the first In-Company Training Course
First edition of the Forum Gestione Sinistri
IIR opens in Italy as Istituto Internazionale di Ricerca and specialises in four business areas: finance; marketing; tax and law; industrial
The Institute for International Research (IIR) is founded by Irvine Laidlaw (later Baron Laidlaw of Rothiemay) in the conference business.